Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


Albert Brenchat-Aguilar

Albert is the Events Curator & Communications Officer at the Institute of Advanced Studies, where he has co-curated the public programme for each of the annual research themes along with the IAS team since 2018, with especial emphasis on the theme of ‘Laughter’ in 2018/19 and ‘Waste’ in 2019/20. He is also the Editorial Manager of Think Pieces and Talk Pieces, independently published by the IAS. Until 2016 he was the editorial manager of the digital platform Ceramic Architectures, and worked as a practising architect for the restoration and rehabilitation of Bombas Gens Arts Centre. He received his masters degree in Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, his masters degree in Architectural History from UCL, and from 2019 he is a CHASE funded PhD student at Birkbeck School of Arts and the Architectural Association with the project ‘Planning Ecologies of Knowledge’ focusing on the archive of the international consultant Otto Koenigsberger and theories on Knowledge Ecologies from the 1970s to the present.